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Dengue Infection
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As risk for traveling in tropical countries, you may have mosquito bites. One of the dangerous wide ..
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Diarrhea is defined as increase of defecation frequency for 3 times or more a day or the changing of..
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Rabies is a zoonotic disease which can occur in human species. Mammalian is the reservoirs of this v..
» Dengue Infection
[ Posted Date : 19 September 2015 | Posted By : admin| Read : 2586 Times ]

As risk for traveling in tropical countries, you may have mosquito bites. One of the dangerous wide range clinical forms of mosquito-vector disease is Dengue infection. You may have fever, chills, head ache, body ache, joint pain, retro-orbital pain, nausea, vomiting and sometimes diarrhea. It is important to differentiate it with malaria. And once you have dengue symptoms, find a doctor here. The doctor would like to the anamnesis, physical examination, and blood test to confirm the diagnosis. The doctor would like give you any symptomatic medications if needed. Dengue is a viral infection, and for most dengue infection, no need any antibiotic, except the doctor see any sign of secondary bacterial infection. This is done to prevent antibiotic resistance within community. Any further review depends on doctor’s clinical judgment of your condition and your blood test result. Meanwhile, do take 3 liters amount of water a day to prevent dehydration state and apply mosquito repellents at least every 6 hours or 4 times daily with DEET 30% above to prevent the disease transmission to other people. The consideration of being hospitalized or not will depends on the doctor’s clinical judgment that is based on general clinical condition and laboratory indicators.

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